Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Subhanallahi wa bihamdihi: Meaning, benefits & virtues

  Pakrush Admin       Tuesday, September 29, 2020

 Here is one of the short and comprehensive duas Islam has taught its followers to practice on a regular basis. The benefits and advantages are countless but what's equally important is that we must recite it with all our heart and sincerity.

SubhanAllahi wa bihamdihi meaning, Arabic, benefits, virtues from Hadiths

Arabic Text

سُبْحَانَ اللَّهِ وَبِحَمْدِهِ، سُبْحَانَ اللَّهِ العَظِيم

Meaning (English Translation) 

Glory be to Allah and all praise is due to Him, glory be to Allah the great

In Hadith: Saying it 100 times a day

The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: "Whoever says, 'Subhan Allah wa bihamdihi', one hundred times a day, will be forgiven all his sins even if they were as much as the foam of the sea,'" [Sahi Bukhari 6405]

Key Benefits

Benefits and advantages of uttering these beautiful words are innumerable, which means we can get the most from them. All we have to do is dwell on its meaning, understand deeply what it says and then at the same time express it through our tongue. 

Here are some of the main benefits:
  • Sins are removed
  • Love for Allah increases
  • Allah will love you (as Hadiths suggest these words are dear to Him)
  • Faith in Allah gets strengthened 
  • Difficult tasks turn into easy ones 
  • Barakah in rizq 
  • Safety from loan, debt and financial dependence 

Virtues from Hadiths

  • Prophet Mohammad ﷺ said: "There are two statements that are light for the tongue to remember, heavy in the scale and are dear to the Merciful: SubhanAllahi wa bi-hamdihi, SubhanAllahil azeem (Glory be to Allah and all praise is due to Him, Allah the Greatest is free from imperfection) - Bukhari & Muslim.
  • Prophet Mohammad ﷺ said: "For him who says, 'SubanAllahi wa bihamdihi, a palm tree will be planted in jannah [Tirmidhi]


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